Members of the African Diaspora in the United States have gained increased attention in recent years – mostly due to the impact of their economic contribution to the economy. They can be found engaging in various industries and sectors across state lines. Some are trail blazers – serving as role models and impacting their communities through their tireless and dedicated service. I had the opportunity … Continue reading Meet Kingsley Twum-Danso of Uptick Systems
As humans, we have been endowed with traits and characteristics that make us unique. Though some people are aware of their gifts, others remain oblivious to theirs. Danny Arthurz (named Daniel Arthur at birth), on the other hand, happens to be a gifted young man with a sense of awareness – gift wise :). This sense of awareness informed his decision to venture into the … Continue reading Interview with Danny Arthurz
Like a ray of sunlight, Ray brightens homes, galleries, shops and offices with his artistic gift. He is introspective as he is bold. Daring to venture into the unknown, and creating pieces that often leave an indelible impression on spectators and clients happens to be his signature trait. Given the birth name Emmanuel Apraku by his parents, he began exhibiting his artistic talent as a … Continue reading Meet Ray the Artist!
I arrived, I interacted, I changed. If ever I entertained any doubt about the power of team work, that doubt was laid to rest the moment I stepped into the creative space of Alfie. The brand, Alfie is co-founded and managed by two warm and radiant women – mother and daughter duo. Join me as I unravel the nuances behind their success in the interview … Continue reading Tête–à–tête with Alfie
On a recent visit to Ghana, I decided to meet up with the Founder of Ani Siyah. She is an entrepreneurial, vivacious and endearing woman. I wanted to know more about her as an individual and to share my discoveries with you. Driving along a busy winding road on a humid day, I finally ended up at her work shop. Granted, I was already excited … Continue reading Meet Ani Siyah
Geraldine Brace, Founder of KisuaG is an intense, passionate, ardent and prolific creative spirit. She is also reticent and introverted. The fashion industry in Ghana is growing, expanding and seems to have gained intense momentum. KisuaG along with other iconic brands are contributing to this shifting landscape. The interview below sheds further insights about Geraldine, affectionately referred to as P.P. – Passionate Pearl by friends … Continue reading By the Fireside with KisuaG II
Part 1 It is a cold, gloomy winter evening and I am in dire need of some warmth. I am also craving something exciting, exceptional and out of the ordinary. With a wistful look and thoughts of evenings spent underneath a vast sky by the fireside in Ghana, I reminisce about my past. The harsh sound arising from the drop of a metal spoon … Continue reading By the Fireside with KisuaG I